Understanding the play and behaviours of older
A 5 hour level 3 training course for those working with over 8's
to develop an understanding of older children's behaviour and how
to support their play needs in their settings.
Based on the Playwork Principles and with reference to current
theory and inclusive practice this course will explore the
importance of play for all children and how adults can support play
opportunities for the children they support and work with.
Delivered over one day or 2 x 2.5 days or evenings.
- Play Theory
- Rites of Passage
- Is it Playing Up?
Course content includes:
- Playwork Principle 1& 2
- Developmental milestones
- Compound Flexibility
- Needs & preferences
- Risk & challenge
- Play environments
- Loose Parts theory
- The play cycle
- Adult intervention
- Building relationships
- Reflective practice
Delivered by our expert trainers and course creators Karen
Benjamin and Ali Wood.